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(Worthy News) - Amid Israeli concern that a Middle East report by the Quartet could serve as the basis for a new Security Council resolution underpinning the peace process, UN Secretary- General Ban Ki-moon said Tuesday a political horizon was one of the keys to neutralizing the “underlying causes of the cycles of violence.”
Ban’s comments came before a meeting at the Prime Minister’s Office with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
This session, as well as Netanyahu’s two meetings in Rome earlier this week with US Secretary of State John Kerry, dealt with the Quartet report, and to what end it would be used.
The report – which has been a number of months in the making and is expected to both spell out what the Quartet believes are the reasons for the current diplomatic impasse and how it can be broken – is expected to be released Wednesday or Thursday. [ ... Read More (Source) ]